IoT in Government Central/Local

IoT in Government Central/Local

DWP targets benefits fraud gangs with AI

NEWSBYTE The UK's Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to tackle criminal gangs that are attempting benefits...

Special Report: UK AI policy – Why the government must modernise...

THE BIG READ In the first of two detailed reports on the UK government’s AI strategy, Chris Middleton looks at how Whitehall aims to...

US-China trade war could hit transport, smart home sectors Friday

Friday's likely escalation of the US-China trade dispute into a full-scale financial war will damage the US tech, IoT, and connected transport sectors, says...

Microsoft slammed for US immigration deal. Can tech industry stand by?

In the wake of Facebook’s problems with Cambridge Analytica, the sense that the technology industry is being held to account by the public –...

UK government offers £30m new funding for driverless car projects

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV), a government initiative with Innovate UK and Meridian Mobility, has put up £30 million in new...

Drones could add £42bn to UK GDP by 2030, says PwC

Financial services giant PwC has published a report exploring the potential benefits of drone technologies to the UK economy. The increasing adoption of drones by...

The Great Firewall: China looks to AI to censor online material

Much is made of the ability of artificial intelligence to automate monotonous tasks. Powered by machine learning algorithms, bots can churn through huge amounts...

UK to commit millions to AI cancer diagnosis strategy

UPDATED British Prime Minister Theresa May is to announce plans to commit millions of pounds to a new artificial intelligence strategy for early-stage cancer...

Security: BSI unveils new kitemark certification for IoT devices

Connected technology firms are now able to apply for a specialist IoT certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI) to show that their products...

Connected car firm secures £1 million from Innovate UK

Connected car start-up Lightfoot has secured a £1 million loan from Innovate UK to bring its driving rewards platform to market later this year....

White House ‘AI for American Industry’ summit hosts Amazon, Facebook, Google

Representatives from 38 major US companies, including Microsoft, Intel, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Ford, will gather at the White House today for an AI...

UK launches “£1 billion” Sector Deal for AI | Analysis

Internet of Business says The UK has confirmed details of the new Sector Deal for Artificial Intelligence (AI), trailed in February at the Westminster e-Forum...